Woody Shaw Quintet - Basel 1980 - 2-CD Digipack Edition
A collection of all previously unissued recordings of the great jazz pianist, Red Garland, recorded live in concert at San Francisco’s Keystone Korner. With virtuoso bassist, Leroy Vinnegar, and drum legend, Philly Joe Jones. Sixteen tracks and over 150 minutes of captivating piano trio recordings from one of jazz’s most important and unsung heroes in an exhaustive package built to celebrate Garland’s artistry. These recordings mark the only time this group ever-performed or recorded together. Tape recordings taken from the sound board the week of December 6th, 1977.
A 2CD set in a deluxe digi-pack with a 44-page booklet containing new writings, interviews and essays from Nat Hentoff, Ira Gitler, Don Schlitten, Doug Ramsey, (pianist) Benny Green, drum legend and historian, Kenny Washington, and producers, Zev Feldman & Todd Barkan. All recordings available for the very first time. Contains many previously unpublished photos of the musicians taken at the concerts (by Keystone staff photographer, Tom Copi). Package designed by Burton Yount (Jimmy Giuffre New York Concerts, Bill Evans Live at Top of The Gate, Wes Montgomery Echoes of Indiana Avenue).
01. LOVE FOR SALE (11:45)
02. I WISH I KNEW (6:45)
03. IT’S IMPOSSIBLE (5:04)
04. BILLY BOY (9:30)
05. DEAR OLD STOCKHOLM (6:22)
06. IF I’M LUCKY (5:40)
07. BLUES IN BEBOP (6:33)
08. GREEN DOLPHIN STREET (6:58)
09. STRAIGHT NO CHASER (6:51)
10. ON A CLEAR DAY (9:15)
11. THE CHRIST SONG (7:20)
12. THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE FREE (8:55)
13. NEVER LET ME GO (5:59)
14. AUTUMN LEAVES (8:58)
15. BAG’S GROOVE (7:26)
16. IT’S ALL RIGHT WITH ME / THE THEME (15:33)
RED GARLAND, piano LEROY VINNEGAR, bass PHILLY JOE JONES, drums Recorded December of 1977 at San Francisco’s legendary Keystone Korner.